Assuming that's what you meant, thank you for the compliment. But if you found my comment ridiculous, I guess we're not on the same wavelength. What I find ridiculous is that, in the case Santa Clara County v. The Southern Pacific Railroad, in a sidebar note (not even that the case was ruled based on this argument), it was opined that the Fourteenth Amendment, i.e., the equal protection clause - that applied to "natural persons" - should be enjoyed by corporations as well. Thus was set a dangerous precedent still causing problems today. That slippery slope! As Americans, we believe our rights were endowed by our Creator; and God created all men as equals. God did not create the corporation, limited partnership, or fiduciary trust. And it's absurd to consider you, me, Walmart, and Monsanto as equals. Please read: http://www.reclaimdemocracy.org/corporate_accountability/his...
As to corporations at the time of the founding era, here's one I can think of offhand: The East India Company. Remember how people disguised as Indians dumped its tea into Boston Harbor, sparking the American Revolution?
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir
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